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Rail-Trails Northern New England: The Definitive Guide to Multiuse Trails in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont

Rail-Trails Northern New England: The Definitive Guide to Multiuse Trails in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont

Current price: $43.95
Publication Date: July 1st, 2018
Wilderness Press
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Explore 60 of the best rail-trails and multiuse pathways across three states-Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont-with this official guide.

All across the country, unused railroad corridors have been converted to public multiuse trails. Here, the experts from Rails-to-Trails Conservancy present the best of these rail-trails-as well as other multiuse pathways-in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

Bucket-listers won't want to miss Vermont's 13.4-mile Island Rail Trail, which boasts a spectacular 2.7-mile marble causeway crossing Lake Champlain. Those who like short and sweet might check out the 2.1-Eastern Promenade Trail showcasing Portland's Casco Bay and Portland Harbor, or for lengthier adventures, New Hampshire's 58-mile Northern Rail Trail-the longest rail-trail in the state-offers a variety of wooded landscapes, waterside enjoyment, and welcoming small towns. Whether you're on your feet, wheels, or cross-country skis, there's something for everyone in this collection of multiuse trails in Northern New England.

In this book, you'll find:

Detailed maps for each trail, plus driving directions to trailheads Icons indicating the activities each trail can accommodate Succinct descriptions written by rail-trail experts

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy serves as the national voice for more than 160,000 members and supporters, more than 22,000 miles of open rail-trail across the country, and more than 8,000 miles of potential trails waiting to be built-with a goal of ensuring a better future for America made possible by trails and the connections they inspire.

About the Author

The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a nationwide nonprofit dedicated to converting former railroad corridors to public, multiuse recreational trails that offer easy access to runners, hikers, bicyclists, skaters, wheelchair users, and equestrians. The official Rails-Trails guidebook series is published by Wilderness Press. Find out all the ways Wilderness Press and the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy are working together over on the blog. If you want to find out more about Rail-Trails, check out the Conservancy's official website, or give them a follow over on Twitter. Hope you get the chance to make your way to a Rail-Trail near you. They are so fun!